Mast and rigging Sailing commercial vessels


In commercial sailing, it is mandatory that the mast and rigging be inspected and thus certified every 2.5 years. After approval of the inspection, the vessel is given a Certificate of Rigging which is a mandatory certificate on board.

Gaffel en giek een onderdeel van uw tuigage

Rigging book a part of maintenance

From 1 January 2024, the Dutch government will require that vessels sailing under a certificate of approval, which have a Proof of Rigging, also have to keep a rigging book.

This briefly shows what your rigging looks like and what, if any, has to be replaced or maintained.